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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)
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I have a 5 1/2 old kitten, got from a shelter, had him 9

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My name is***** have a 5 1/2 old kitten, got from a shelter, had him 9 days, very active, but yesterday he was running around the house and I think maybe he hit his head, now he hiding. Have any idea what the problem may be. He is eating.
Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: He doesn't come when call him, He is hiding under table and I call him and he just about opens his eyes. I am concerned something that something is really wrong,
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 10 months ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 10 months ago.

Can you post a picture of the eye that is causing him problems?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
He has not eye problem, he is just lethagric( spelled wrong), where normally he has been running around the house, and now he is hiding
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 10 months ago.

Forgive me, it sounded like there was an eye concern when you stated "and he just about opens his eyes". Aside from the hiding, are you seeing any other obvious signs? Any coughing or sneezing? Nasal discharge? Is he 5.5 weeks old or 5.5 months? Is he still eating and drinking normally, without change? Using the litter box normally?